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International Powered Access Federation

IPAF is the parent organization of North America's Aerial Work Platform Training (AWPT). Both are not-for-profit member organizations that promote the safe and effective use of powered access equipment. Find more information at www.ipaf.org.

62 articles by International Powered Access Federation:

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IPAF opens US membership office in Chicago area

IPAF opens US membership office in Chicago area

The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) is pleased to announce the opening of a US membership office near Chicago in Glen Ellyn, IL. Full story

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Secondary guarding, not anti-entrapment

Secondary guarding, not anti-entrapment

IPAF believes that the term “secondary guarding” should be used in place of “anti-entrapment” devices and is adopting this policy. Full story

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Training sessions to be held around IPAF US Convention

Training sessions to be held around IPAF US Convention

There are three fee-based training sessions that are being held around the IPAF US Convention that will take place on 21 and 22 October 2013 in Chicago. Full story

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IPAF reports 28 fatalities involving AWPs in first half of 2013

IPAF reports 28 fatalities involving AWPs in first half of 2013

There were 28 fatalities worldwide involving mobile elevating work platforms in the first half of 2013. Full story

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MEWP delivery drivers need more safety training

MEWP delivery drivers need more safety training

Target delivery drivers for training and safety initiatives on the safe and effective use of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) Full story

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IPAF to examine if special precautions are needed for large MEWPs

IPAF to examine if special precautions are needed for large MEWPs

The first meeting of a working group to consider if additional training should be required of operators of very large booms and scissors was held. Full story

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AWPT operator course available in Spanish

AWPT operator course available in Spanish

Vulnerable workers in the US who are not proficient in English may be at risk of not being properly trained for safe work at height. Full story

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Active Access celebrates 10th anniversary

Active Access celebrates 10th anniversary

This year marks an exciting milestone for long-standing IPAF member, Active Access, which celebrated its 10th anniversary in May. Full story

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First U.S. IPAF Summit energizes access industry

First U.S. IPAF Summit energizes access industry

Safety and training were the dominant themes at the IPAF Summit held in the US for the first time on 26 March 2013 in Miami, Florida. Full story

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Access award winners celebrated in Miami

Access award winners celebrated in Miami

More than 350 industry professionals from around the world attended the International Awards for Powered Access. Full story

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IPAF introduces eLearning module for aerial work platforms

IPAF introduces eLearning module for aerial work platforms

IPAF has successfully tested a new eLearning module as part of its established AWPT training programme for US operators of aerial work platforms. Full story

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Steve Couling of Versalift elected IPAF president

Steve Couling of Versalift elected IPAF president

Steve Couling, managing director of TIME-Versalift, was elected as the new president of the International Powered Access Federation at the IPAF annual meeting. Full story

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Over 112,000 people complete IPAF training in 2012

Over 112,000 people complete IPAF training in 2012

A total of 112,887 people were trained by IPAF-approved training centers in 2012. This is an increase of 11.3 percent over 2011. Full story

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Scottish government recognises PAL Card

Scottish government recognises PAL Card

IPAF has received confirmation from the Scottish Government’s Procurement and Commercial Directorate that the PAL Card is recognised. Full story

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Joint statement from manufacturers on the issue of operator entrapment

Joint statement from manufacturers on the issue of operator entrapment

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers and the International Powered Access Federation have released a joint statement on operator entrapment. Full story

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Know your AWP management responsibilities

Know your AWP management responsibilities

Employers, managers and supervisors are unaware of the scope of their responsibilities when using aerial work platforms (AWPs) on job sites. Full story

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MEWPs will not require “dangerous goods” labels

MEWPs will not require “dangerous goods” labels

IPAF has clarified with the VCA that mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) will not be required to carry “dangerous goods” labels. Full story

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Anti-entrapment solutions

Anti-entrapment solutions

No one single device will prevent all crushing and trapping accidents, and preventing such accidents must go together with appropriate training, says IPAF. Full story

industry news

Powered Access Awards Summit scheduled for March

Powered Access Awards Summit scheduled for March

The International Awards for Powered Access (IAPAs) and the IPAF Summit conference will be held on 26 March 2013 in Miami. Full story

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IPAF reports 17 fatal accidents involving aerial platforms

IPAF reports 17 fatal accidents involving aerial platforms

There were 17 fatal accidents worldwide involving mobile elevating work platforms in the first half of 2012, according to the IPAF’s accident database. Full story



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